Affordable Housing In New Albany
Franklin County, Ohio

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Albany, Ohio

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in New Albany, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in New Albany, Ohio

New Albany features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in New Albany, Ohio

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New Albany.

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Albany, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay New Albany landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in New Albany.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Albany, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $929 and $1,135.

2022 New Albany, Ohio Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
New Albany, Ohio Fair Market Rent $730 $829 $1,032 $1,281 $1,426
New Albany, Ohio Payment Standard Range $657 to $803 $746 to $912 $929 to $1,135 $1,153 to $1,409 $1,283 to $1,569

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

New Albany, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 6.15%
Average Renter Household Size 3.28
Average Household Size 3.25
Median Household Income $196,030 ±$16,116
Median Rent $1,736 ±$516
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.88% ± 17.59pp
Total Population 9,136

Population and Household Demographics

New Albany is a city in Franklin County, Ohio with a population of 9,136. There are 2,811 households in the city with an average household size of 3.25 persons. 6.15% of households in New Albany are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Albany

The median gross income for households in New Albany is $196,030 a year, or $16,336 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,736 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Albany, a household making less than $5,787 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.88% of households who rent are overburdened in New Albany.

Area Median Income In New Albany

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For New Albany, the AMI is calculated from all households within Franklin County.

In New Albany, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,800

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in New Albany

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in New Albany

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New Albany AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,650 $20,150 $22,650 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the New Albany AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,350 $33,550 $37,750 $41,900 $45,300 $48,650 $52,000 $55,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New Albany AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,950 $53,650 $60,350 $67,050 $72,450 $77,800 $83,150 $88,550